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King Darius then issued an order, and they searched in the archives stored in the treasury at Babylon.
King James Bible
Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.
American Standard Version
Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the archives, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.
Young's Literal Translation
Then Darius the king made a decree, and they sought in the house of the books of the treasuries placed there in Babylon,
Ezra 6:1 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In the house of the rolls - בית ספריא beith siphraiya, the house of the books, the king's library. This is the first time we hear of a library.
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Ezra 4:15,19 That search may be made in the book of the records of your fathers: so shall you find in the book of the records...
Ezra 5:17 Now therefore, if it seem good to the king, let there be search made in the king's treasure house, which is there at Babylon...
Job 29:16 I was a father to the poor: and the cause which I knew not I searched out.
Proverbs 25:2 It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honor of kings is to search out a matter.
rolls. Chal. books
Psalm 40:7 Then said I, See, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,
Jeremiah 36:2-4,20-23,29,32 Take you a roll of a book, and write therein all the words that I have spoken to you against Israel, and against Judah...
Ezekiel 2:9 And when I looked, behold, an hand was sent to me; and, see, a roll of a book was therein;
Ezekiel 3:1 Moreover he said to me, Son of man, eat that you find; eat this roll, and go speak to the house of Israel.
Revelation 5:1 And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals.
laid up. Chal. made to descend
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Ezra 5:17 Now if it pleases the king, let a search be made in the royal archives of Babylon to see if King Cyrus did in fact issue a decree to rebuild this house of God in Jerusalem. Then let the king send us his decision in this matter.
Ezra 6:22 For seven days they celebrated with joy the Festival of Unleavened Bread, because the LORD had filled them with joy by changing the attitude of the king of Assyria so that he assisted them in the work on the house of God, the God of Israel.
Ezra 7:13 Now I decree that any of the Israelites in my kingdom, including priests and Levites, who volunteer to go to Jerusalem with you, may go.
Proverbs 25:2 It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings.
Daniel 9:25 "Know and understand this: From the time the word goes out to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until the Anointed One, the ruler, comes, there will be seven 'sevens,' and sixty-two 'sevens.' It will be rebuilt with streets and a trench, but in times of trouble.